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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
8730 Georgia Avenue
Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD  20910
Phone: (240) 485-1001
Fax: (240) 485-1035
Web Address: www.adaa.org
 

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) works to improve the lives of people who have anxiety disorders. Members of the association are not only people who have or are interested in anxiety disorders but also health professionals who do research and treat people who have anxiety disorders.


International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
111 Deer Lake Road
Suite 100
Deerfield, IL  60015
Phone: (847) 480-9028
Fax: (847) 480-9282
Email: istss@istss.org
Web Address: www.istss.org
 

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) is an international forum for sharing research, clinical strategies, and public policy concerns on traumatic stress. The Society offers newsletters and other publications, conferences, and links from its Web site to other organizations that have the same interests.


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
3803 North Fairfax Drive
Suite 100
Arlington, VA  22203
Phone: 1-800-950-NAMI (1-800-950-6264) hotline for help with depression
(703) 524-7600
Fax: (703) 524-9094
Email: info@nami.org
Web Address: www.nami.org
 

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a national self-help and family advocacy organization dedicated solely to improving the lives of people who have severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder. NAMI focuses on support, education, advocacy, and research. The mission of the organization is to "eradicate mental illness and improve the quality of life of those affected by these diseases."


National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Veterans Administration Medical Center (116D)
215 North Main Street
White River Junction, VT  05009
Phone: (802) 296-6300
Email: ncptsd@va.gov
Web Address: www.ptsd.va.gov
 

The National Center for PTSD carries out a wide range of activities, including research, education, and training to help understand, diagnose, and treat PTSD in veterans. The website has fact sheets and videos to answer questions on trauma, PTSD, and related issues.


National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
Phone: 1-866-615-6464 toll-free
Phone: (301) 443-4513
Fax: (301) 443-4279
Web Address: www.nimh.nih.gov
 

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides information to help people better understand mental health, mental disorders, and behavioral problems. NIMH does not provide referrals to mental health professionals or treatment for mental health problems.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
TDD: 1-800-799-4TTY (1-800-799-4889)
Web Address: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
 

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service. Crisis centers are located in 130 locations across the United States. Each caller is routed to the closest provider of mental health and suicide prevention services.


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Last Updated: January 09, 2013
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